6987Re: [NH] Use Of target="_blank"
- Mar 27, 2011Scott Fordin wrote:
> There are times, however, when it's appropriate to spawn new windowsYes absolutely. I know I tend to be of the black and white school with
no exceptions, but when used sensibly pop-ups and new windows do have
their place. Just remember how rare these instances are.
> For example, hover-based pop-ups are not soAnd of course for those fed up with noisy disturbing backgrounds all
> great on mobile phones, and they're really bad if your users rely on
> screen reading add-ons.
browsers offer a setting to turn them off. The result is that for me all
these hovers have a transparent background and become illegible. Alas
the number of sensible uses of the hover technique is minuscule compared
to all the inappropriate backgrounds so I live with it.
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